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Trinity House Coffee Shop

Trinity House Trinity Square, Axminster EX13 5AP, England
+44 1297 32273
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good35%
  • Average14%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“cakes” (12 reviews)
“soup” (3 reviews)
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9:30 AM - 5:00 PMAll hours
Cafe, British, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Trinity House Trinity Square, Axminster EX13 5AP, England
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Reviewed 14 November 2017

Following a stroll around Axminster we decided on a light lunch at Trinity House as it is well known to our friends. It had apparently undergone a recent refit at the same time moving from full waitress service to a counter service not unlike a...More

Thank MichaelJohnMichael
Reviewed 6 November 2017

I have visited this coffee shop for many years. What a disappointment it now is. Its main selling point was the waitress service and old fashioned charm. It does not make sense to go self service and try to be like one of the chains....More

1  Thank SeatonObserver
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

A nice little cafe with really tasty coffee. Have visited on my own in the past but this time with my young family who were very well looked after! Worth a visit

Thank Jezdog
Reviewed 26 September 2017 via mobile

what a surprise at Trinity House Coffee Shop today it looks marvellous and modern and a much needed update that was over due. The service was excellent and my cappuccino was enjoyable and my friend had a pot of tea, of course we couldn't resist...More

Thank plentyofhearts
Reviewed 21 September 2017

It all looks very clean and hygienic but it has missed a golden opportunity to become the stand out coffee shop in Axminster and become a very plain Jane with no atmosphere. You see the management are not listening to the local people who have...More

1  Thank Ray D
Reviewed 20 September 2017

Attractive refit, helpful staff, but the price rises are unacceptable. £11.30 for two regular cappuccinos and toasted teacakes, and no waitress service (although the staff were very helpful ). Sadly, after many years, we will no longer meet up at Trinity House!

Thank EastDevonians
Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

At last my fav place is a place I would be happy to invite friends to the service here has always been wonderful but was really let down by the shabby decor now a makeover has made this an all round winner they have improved...More

Thank bumpy2212
Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

Popped here for lunch and it was very good. It is located upstairs in trinity house shop and was a good find. Very reasonably priced and a good selection of meals.

Thank Sarah L
Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

What have they done to our favourite lunching spot? All the old fashion service and conversation replaced by a self-service attempt to mirror Costa down the road. Result, an empty cafe. How very sad. You certainly didn't ask the locals before making these changes.

2  Thank Daniella V
Reviewed 25 August 2017

Made our usual visit to the cafe for tea and toast after shopping at the market, shock horror the so called makeover to the cafe has completely ruined it. Part of its charm has always been its cosy atmosphere and the table service by the...More

1  Thank Dorothy B B
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Response from plentyofhearts | Reviewed this property |
No but Field the other branch in Sidmouth does
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$14
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Open Hours
9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Trinity House Trinity Square, Axminster EX13 5AP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Axminster
  • Phone Number: +44 1297 32273
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The Coffee Shop is located within Axminster's only department store. It offers morning coffee, light lunches including gluten free, afternoon tea and weekly specials. All items on the menu are locally sourced and wherever possible home-made. The Coffee Shop provides traditional waiting service.
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